Politics and Obligations of Memory


Explores political contexts, and often competing visions, surrounding construction and reproduction of public memory. Asks how sites of memory, presenting an image of the past, express understandings, desires, and conflicts of the present. Particular focus on how times of crisis and trauma are commemorated, challenged, or hidden. Open only to juniors and seniors.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • CULANTH 403S
  • ICS 403S
  • RIGHTS 403S
Typically Offered